Lyskamm Quartet

The Lyskamm Quartet was founded in 2008 within the “G.Verdi” Conservatoire of Milan and is the winner of the chamber music prize “Claudio Abbado” Borletti – Buitoni Trust 2016.
From 2009 to 2011, the Quartet was mentored by the Artemis Quartet at the Arts University of Berlin. Subsequently, the Lyskamms joined the ECMA circuit (European Chamber Music Academy), a collaboration between some of the most important European universities. In this environment they met important teachers such as Hatto Beyerle, Johannes Meissl, Heime Mueller, Ferenc Rados, Antonello Farulli, Claus Christian Schuster, Jerome Pernoo, Christophe Giovaninetti and Andrea Nannoni. Currently the Quartet is studying with Heime Mueller at the Hochschule fuer Musik in Lubecca.
In 2014, the Lyskamms received the Vittorio Rimbotti award, appointed every two years within the “Accademia Europea del Quartetto” in “Scuola di Musica di Fiesole”. In 2015 in Graz, they won second prize at the international competition Franz Schubert und die Musik der Moderne and special prize ” Pro Quartet”.
The Quartet just won the first prize at “Possehl Wettbewerb Musikpreis 2015” .
The Lyskamm Quartet was a guest for the Quartet Society of Milano, the Mito Festival, the Unione Musicale and the Lingotto Musica of Turin. Other guest work includes the Amici della Musica of Padova, the Quartet Society of Vercelli and the Orta Festival, as well as a live televised performance for RAI Radio3. In 2013 it also participated to the festival “I Suoni delle Dolomiti” as a quintet with Mario Brunello.
The Lyskamms have performed in Italy for: GOG of Genova; Philharmonic Society of Trento; Philharmonic Academy and Musica Insieme in Bologna;  Amici della Musica Walter de Angelis of Sulmona; Ama Calabria; Amici della Musica of Trapani; Etnea Association of Catania; Laudamo Philharmonic of Messina. The Quartet also performed in the historic buildings of the Science Academy of Turin, the Pinacoteca di Brera in Milan and the Chiostro of the Basilica di Santa Croce in Florence.
In 2014 the Lyskamm Quartet toured Italy, coordinated by Cidim (Comitato Nazionale Italiano Musica); this project will continue in the upcoming months in Verona and Madrid, alongside other concerts in Italy, Spain, Germany and France.
The quartet is supported by “Ad Infinitum Foundation” and quartet in residence of the association “Amici della Musica di Padova “.

Cecilia Ziano, violino
Clara Franziska Schötensack, violino
Francesca Piccioni, viola
Giorgio Casati, violoncello

Participations - Performances - Collaborations

LYSKAMM QUARTET - 06 February 2017